Rewarding Small Producers for Quality Coffee

Michael Giberson Back in December I wrote: I think quality, rather than customer goodwill and trust, will be the truly sustainable approach to providing a premium to small [coffee] producers in less-developed nations. To that end, programs like the Cup of Excellence are the better approach. It provides a rigorous quality scoring system followed by … More Rewarding Small Producers for Quality CoffeeMore Rewarding Small Producers for Quality Coffee

FERC Staff Blasts Gas Market Report Issued by Midwest States Attorneys General

Michael Giberson Last week four Midwestern state attorneys general released a report on natural gas markets that concluded that market fundamentals could not alone explain high natural gas prices. A press release says: In their discussions of market dynamics, the Attorneys General said they found greatly divergent opinions and contradictory explanations for the recent roller-coaster … More FERC Staff Blasts Gas Market Report Issued by Midwest States Attorneys GeneralMore FERC Staff Blasts Gas Market Report Issued by Midwest States Attorneys General